Francesco IV Gonzaga
Artist Guillaume Dupré (French, 1574–1642)
Object Place: Europe, France
Diameter: 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular uniface medal of Francesco IV Gonzaga, duke of Mantua. Beaded edge and pierced. Profile bust of Francesco looking to proper left, wearing armor, a high ruffled collar, and a badge of the Order of the Precious Blood of our Saviour; inscribed at edge “FRAN·III·D·G·DVX·MANTV·MONT·FER·III·AN·I·AET·XXVI·” and under bust “G·DVPRE·F·1612”.
Inscribed at edge "FRAN·III·D·G·DVX·MANTV·MONT·FER·III·AN·I·AET·XXVI·" and under bust "G·DVPRE·F·1612".
By 1971, consigned by Artibus, London, to Heim Gallery, London; 1971, sold by Heim to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1971)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour